Catch and Pass - Session Plan for Junior Players with The Rugby Site
This practice plan is a Catch and Pass practice plan for junior players. Giving coaches a plan for your session with a focus on skill development plus player enjoyment. The time spent on the parts of the session is dependant on the time you have available. You shouldn't spend more than 40-45 minutes with junior players training.
Part 1. Warm-up Rugby Net-ball or Grid passing 6:20 Member content
Players need to warm up for the type of practice you are planning. Always warm up with the ball. Rugby netball or Grid passing are good games to start with. As Ben highlights - it is also about identifying the skills and creating an awareness for the players.
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Part 2. Static Catch and Pass 7:18 Member content
Ex All Black full back and 100 test centurion Mils Muliaina introduces a static Catch and Pass drill for junior players. This basic drill helps player learn to stay straight pass through their body, hands out to the ball and passing to the target. Coaches you can use this drill or Hamish Webb's next drill during this part of your practice session. Both are great for beginners skills and you can have plenty of fun with them. Play video
Part 3. Catch and Pass Basics 10:41 Member content
Rugby Site's UK Manager Hamish Webb demonstrates a Catch and Pass drill focusing on the fundamentals of the Catch and Pass. Grip the ball properly to pass. Hands out early to greet the ball. Point the ball at the target. Pass the ball like it's on a rope to the target. Play video
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John Walker England
As a level 2 coach but in my first season coaching my clubs U10s side I am learning to approach coaching from a slightly different but enjoyable perspective. The way Ben delivers his catch and pass lesson indoors is informative to watch. One point I would make though in relation to the Communication question of Name and Action is to include Listening skills into the mix. An important part of the process I believe especially with the younger players. Apart from that Ben as usual delivers excellent and enjoyable lessons and I learn a lot from him.
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